sca·​lade skə-ˈlād How to pronounce scalade (audio)
variants or scalado
plural scalades or scalados

Word History


obsolete Italian scalada, from scalare to scale, from scala ladder, staircase, from Late Latin — more at scale entry 5

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scalade was in 1591

Dictionary Entries Near scalade

Cite this Entry

“Scalade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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